WREXHAM Council's climate change champion says he is 'aware' of the anxiety residents are experiencing during the cost of living crisis.

The recent increase in the cost of living has come at a time when a combination of factors are impacting on individuals, families, and our communities, driving more people into poverty.

Flintshire Council has announced that it plans to introduce 'warm hubs' throughout the county, where people can go to pick up meals.

And, Wrexham Council has told the Leader that it too is 'actively pursuing' ways to reduce the pressure placed upon residents.

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It says it will release further details on what exactly they will be doing to help reduce people's 'anxiety' in the coming weeks.

Councillor David A Bithell, Climate Change Champion, said: “We are aware of the anxieties of the public during these difficult economic times and are actively pursuing what we can do to provide warm places and will release further details in the early autumn."